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Delhi government launches ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ program to provide career guidance to school students

Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal On Monday, a program was launched under which students of Delhi government schools would be provided guidance on career options by successful citizens in their respective fields.

The ‘Guardians of the Country’ program requires ‘adoption’ of one to 10 government school students, who can be mentored by successful citizens in their respective fields.

Mentors will take 10 minutes each week to guide students over the phone. Interested citizens can adopt one to 10 children studying in government schools in the city under the initiative.

“If our students get the right guidance, they can excel in every walk of life. We have started this program to help them decide the way of the future and beyond the role played by their teachers. to be guided,” Kejriwal said at the launch.

The Delhi government had announced in August that Bollywood actor Sonu Sood would be the brand ambassador of the Mentors programme.

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted, “If you are young and want to give advice to school students of Delhi and help them in giving right direction to their career then give 7500040004 missed call.”

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